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Stopping Distance, Turning Circle, Ships Manoeuvring

Stopping Distance Stopping distance is the distance, which, a ship will continue to move after action is taken to stop engines and till the ship comes to rest. Stopping distance details may be provided for sea speed, harbour speed, half speed etc. It may be

Emergency Stop Manoeuvre

Crash Stop  No type of main engine can be reversed immediately from full rpm ahead to full rpm astern because no engine can drive the propeller at full revolutions astern while the ship herself is moving ahead at considerable speed.  The application of

Manoeuvring Booklet

Contents 1 General description Ship’s particulars Characteristics of Main Engine(s) 2 Manoeuvring characteristics in deep water Course change performance Turning circles in deep water Accelerating turn Yaw checking tests Man-overboard and parallel course manoeuvring Lateral thruster capabilities 3 Stopping and speed control characteristics in deep water